Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
**Markis McDuffie , the 6-5 face-up forward from St. Anthony, also visits VCU officially this weekend before going to Wichita State the following weekend. He also plans to visit SMU and BC in October.
**Josh Sharma, a 7-foot power forward from Northfield (MA) Mount Hermon, visits Boston College officially.
**Elijah Thomas, the 6-foot-9 big man from Rockwall (TX) Lancaster, is on an official to Illinois. He has already tripped to LSU and Oklahoma State and has future visits set for SMU (Oct. 3) and Texas A&M (Oct. 11).
**Jalen Poyser, a 6-foot-4 point guard from Canada’s Athlete Institute, takes an unofficial to St. Bonaventure. He has already visited Rhode Island and will also visit Oklahoma (Oct. 3-5) and UNLV (TBD), his father told SNY.tv.
**Skal Labissiere, the 6-foot-10 forward from Lausanne Collegiate School, is at Kentucky this weekend on an official. He has also visited Georgetown and North Carolina and will hit Tennessee (Oct. 3-5) and Baylor (Oct. 10-12) and then Memphis (Oct. 31) for an unofficial.
**Purdue is hosting a pair of 2016 guards in Jarron Cumberland and Kyle Guy, as well as commits Grant Weatherford and Ryan Cline, according to Corey Evans.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.